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Find out who to contact regarding your benefits inquiry. 

Benefits Office

Services:

  • Questions about benefits plan options
  • Policy guidance
  • Benefits orientation
  • Benefits counseling (including layoff and continuation of benefits after separation)
  • Retirement counseling
  • Retirement disability counseling
  • UCPath escalations
  • Prospective applicant benefits consultation
  • Retirement counseling workshops

Contact Information and Resources:

HR Benefits Office Hours

Join our Office Hours every Tuesday via Zoom. You will be placed in a breakout room with a Senior Benefits Analyst who can answer questions about insurance and retirement. Registration is not required. Use this Zoom link to join the session during Office Hours: https://ucsd.zoom.us/j/99674529709

January 2023 February 2023
January 3: 10 – 11 a.m.
January 10: 3 – 4 p.m.
January 17: 10 – 11 a.m.
January 24: 3 – 4 p.m.
January 31: 10 – 11 a.m.
February 7: 3 – 4 p.m.
February 14: 10 – 11 a.m.
February 21: 3 – 4 p.m.
February 28: 10 – 11 a.m.
March 2023 April 2023
March 7: 3 – 4 p.m.
March 14: 10 – 11 a.m.
March 21: 3 – 4 p.m.
March 28: 10 – 11 a.m.
April 4: 3 – 4 p.m.
April 11: 10 – 11 a.m.
April 18: 3 – 4 p.m.
April 25: 10 – 11 a.m.
May 2023 June 2023
May 2: 3 – 4 p.m.
May 9: 10 – 11 a.m.
May 16: 3 – 4 p.m.
May 23: 10 – 11 a.m.
May 30: 3 – 4 p.m.
June 6: 10 – 11 a.m.
June 13: 3 – 4 p.m.
June 20: 10 – 11 a.m.
June 27: 3 – 4 p.m.

Health Care Facilitator Program

Services:

  • Assistance with escalated benefit claims and health and welfare benefits
  • Medicare coordination with UC-sponsored medical plans
  • Retiree benefits inquiries
  • Understand your UC health plan coverage and patient rights
  • Provide a comparison of benefit options for a complex medical condition
  • Retiree Health workshops

Contact Information and Resources:

UCPath Center

Services:

  • Benefits enrollment, changes, updates, and exceptions
  • Expedite benefits coverage with insurance carriers
  • View current benefits enrollment
  • Personal and dependent data updates
  • Proof of enrollment or cancellation of benefits coverage
  • Benefits billing during leave of absence
  • Annual Open Enrollment administration, processing, and exceptions
  • Employment verification requests
  • Benefits orientation
  • Family Member Eligibility Verification (FMEV) processing (de-enrollment/reinstatement)
  • COBRA election requests
  • Death claims, AD&D and survivor benefits
  • Payroll Processing

Contact Information and Resources:

UC Retirement Administration Service Center (RASC) Services

Services:

  • General UC Retirement Plan (UCRP) inquiries
  • Retirement counseling
  • Eligibility for retiree health insurance
  • UCRP service credit purchase
  • Service Credit disputes
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDRO)
  • Capital Accumulation Payment (CAP) inquiries
  • Refunds of UCRP accumulations
  • Survivor benefits
  • Beneficiary changes
  • Assistance with UC Retirement At Your Service (UCRAYS)
  • Retirement planning webinars

Contact Information and Resources:

Fidelity Retirement Services

Services:

  • Retirement Savings Program Accounts (403(b), 457(b), DC Plan)
  • Account balances, enrollment and contribution changes
  • UC Retirement Choice Program
  • Rollover and distributions
  • Personalized planning and help

Contact Information and Resources:

HR Benefits Retirement Office Hours and Workshops

Retirement Office Hours are held every Wednesday via Zoom. You will be placed in a breakout room with a Senior Benefits Analyst who can answer questions about UC retirement. Registration is not required. Use this Zoom link to join the session during Office Hours:

Note: Before attending Retirement Office Hours, please be sure to run your retirement estimate(s) via UCRAYS. Find instructions on how to log in and run estimates online.

April 2023
April 5: 3 – 4 p.m.
April 12: 11 a.m. – noon
April 19: 2 – 3 p.m.

May 2023
May 3: 2 – 3 p.m.
May 10: 11 a.m. – noon
May 17: 2 – 3 p.m.
May 24: 11 a.m. – noon
May 31: 2 – 3 p.m.

June 2023
June 7: 11 a.m. – noon
June 14: 11 a.m. – noon
June 21: 2 – 3 p.m.
June 28: 11 a.m. – noon

Retirement Counseling Workshops

These 90 minute sessions are facilitated by the Senior Benefits Analysts and will provide an overview of the Retirement Process, including the following topics:

  • Retirement 101 - Overview of UCRP and Retirement Estimates
  • Retirement Process – Retirement Administration Service Center (RASC) Process for Retirement
  • Insurance Continuation Checklist - Introduction to Retiree Health Benefits and Required Forms

Registration is required via the UC Learning Center (sign-in required). Here are the upcoming dates:

March
March 21: 10 - 11:30 a.m.
March 29: 3 - 4:30 p.m. (En Español)

April
April 5: 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
April 13: noon - 1:30 p.m.

HR-Central Payroll

Services:

  • W2 & 1095 prior to 2020 accessible from AYSO
  • Pre-Conversion to UCPath Record of Earnings
  • Pre-Conversion to UCPath Payroll Questions
  • AYSO password reset

Contact Information and Resources:


UC San Diego Campus Benefits Newsletter Archive

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2021

Questions? Contact us at benefits@ucsd.edu.

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